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Dr. Frank G. Hayne papers

Identifier: AMN 1135

Collection Overview

The collection is divided into five series:

Series 1: Biographical Documents-Contains drafts of wills for Dr. Hayne and his wife Anita, brief personal correspondence with greeting cards, and dismantled plaques and certificates awarded to Hayne for his professional and civic participation.

Series 2: Academic Institutions and Affiliations-Holds documents pertaining to Hayne's involvement with former academic institutions, Fisk University and Meharry Medical College (Nashville, Tennessee). Includes (dismantled) awards and certificates earned in recognition for his financial support. Also, contains materials and artifacts regarding Hayne's association with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.

Series 3: Hayne Family Materials-Includes materials pertaining to Hayne's wife Anita, various newspaper clippings (photocopied), religious ephemera, and programs collected by the family.

Series 4: Photographic Materials-Contains mostly unidentified photographs from disassembled scrapbooks collected by Dr. Hayne. Of note are two (2) sepia colored images of the Immaculate Conception student body, nuns, clergy and officials from the South Carolina Catholic Diocese in the school's court yard (circa 1928). Photographs are organized by decade, unless otherwise stated.

Series 5: Oversize Materials -Holds Hayne's Fisk University undergraduate diploma (1931), "License to Practice Dentistry" certificate issued by the South Carolina State Dental Examiners (1936), and oversize group photograph from a National Dental Association banquet (1966).


  • Creation: 1911-1987
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1930-1982


Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions.

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Biographical Note

Frank George Hayne (1909-1984) was born to Charles Guenveur Hayne and Elizabeth Deignan Hayne in Charleston, South Carolina. Hayne attended Avery Institute, Immaculate Conception High School, Fisk University, and Meharry Medical College. Professionally, Hayne was affiliated with the National Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the South Carolina Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Association. He was a member of the Beta Kappa Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, and the Athenians.

He was married to Anita Ruth Cole Hayne.


0.75 linear feet (2 archival boxes with 1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials



Frank George Hayne (1909-1984) was an African American dentist in Charleston, South Carolina. He attended Avery Institute, Immaculate Conception High School, Fisk University and Meharry Medical College.

The majority of this collection is comprised of black and white photographs from disassembled scrapbooks of Hayne and his wife Anita (Cole) Hayne's family members. Most of the photographs are unidentified. The collection also contains correspondence and documents from Fisk University and Meharry Medical College (Nashville, Tennessee) Alumni Associations, in which Hayne was a member on their Executive Boards.

Collection Arrangement

The collections is divided into five series:

1. Biographical Documents

2. Academic Institutions and Affiliations

3. Hayne Family Materials

4. Photographic Materials

5. Oversize Materials

Acquisitions Information

Papers were donated by Mr. James Campbell, 2002.

Processing Information

Processed by Georgette Mayo, August 2014

Edited by Aaron Spelbring, October 2014

Encoded by Aaron Spelbring, October 2014

Dr. Frank G. Hayne Papers AMN 1135
Finding aid prepared by Georgette Mayo
August 2014
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Repository Details

Part of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture Repository

125 Bull Street
Charleston South Carolina 29424 United States